Blog: Research insights, new friends and meeting Stiglitz
In this blog Shreya Bhattacharya, PhD candidate at University of Houston, talks about her research, future aspirations, and her experience as a PhD Fellow at UNU-WIDER.
Journal Article: What does it mean to be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique
Open access | This article reflects on the merits of seeking to reconcile economic (quantitative) and anthropological (qualitative) analytical approaches.
Blog: Transforming economies, states, and societies – building evidence for achieving the SDGs
Presenting the new work programme
Book: Extractive Industries
Open access | New initiatives recognize that resource wealth can provide a means, when properly used, for poorer nations to decisively break with poverty by diversifying economies and funding development spending.
Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity
The central goal of the project is to support inclusive growth, growth that substantially improves the living standards of the Mozambican population.
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37 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
SeminarPhilip J. Grossman on why it pays to be a man: rewards for leaders in a coordination game
Philip J. Grossman will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 26 June 2019. Abstract – It pays to be a man: rewards for leaders in a coordination game We address gender differences in leader effectiveness and followers’ perceptions of...
SeminarAmina Ebrahim on can a wage subsidy system help reduce 50 per cent youth unemployment? Evidence from South Africa
SeminarShreshti Rawat on inequality of opportunity: informal sector estimates for India and policy implications
Shreshti Rawat will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 4 June 2019. Abstract – Inequality of opportunity: informal sector estimates for India and policy implications The persistence of a large informal sector in India has been a matter of...
SeminarPatricia Funjika on colonial origin, ethnicity and intergenerational mobility in Africa
SeminarKhoa Vu on the causal relationship between parental and children's educational attainment: Evidence from Vietnam
SeminarEbaidalla Mahjoub Ahmed on understanding inequality of opportunity in child health in Sudan
SeminarAimable Nsabimana on weathering shocks: the effects of weather shocks on farm input use in sub-Saharan Africa
SeminarOpeyemi Akinyemi on green energy and green growth strategy for the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa
Opeyemi Akinyemi will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 17 April 2019. Abstract – Green energy and green growth strategy for the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa Sustainable development is gaining ground as a paradigm shift...
SeminarSaidou Abdoulaye Sy on Measuring energy poverty in Senegal
SeminarMaureen Were on is export-led growth a mirage? The case of Kenya
Maureen Were will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 10 April 2019. Abstract – Is export-led growth a mirage? The case of Kenya The role of exports in promoting economic growth has been widely acknowledged. However, despite trade...
SeminarVegard Iversen on employee referral, social proximity and worker discipline: theory and suggestive evidence from India
Vegard Iversen will present this paper at the WIDER Seminar Series on 3 April 2019. Abstract – Employee referral, social proximity and worker discipline: theory and suggestive evidence from India We propose a new theory to explain why...
SeminarSandra Halvorsen on factory employment and fertility decisions
Sandra Halvorsen will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 27 March 2019. Abstract – Factory employment and fertility decisions: Field experimental evidence from Ethiopia Female labor force participation and fertility rates are often found...
SeminarJames Robinson on an interpretation of African development
SeminarMargaret McMillan on structural change and labor productivity in sub-Saharan Africa
SeminarMichael Woolcock and Lant Pritchett on building state capability: evidence, analysis, action
BlogResearch insights, new friends and meeting Stiglitz: Shreya Bhattacharya - 2018 PhD Fellow
In the fall of 2018 UNU-WIDER welcomed 11 doctoral students from around the world as part of our PhD Fellowship Programme ...UNU-WIDER PhD Fellowship Ethnic inequality Caste